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Supplements You Should Never Take

Getting a little nutritional boost in your daily diet is a smart idea. If you have a busy schedule, workout a lot, or are excessively stressed, you might need more nutrients, vitamins, and supplements in your diet. Or maybe you just need that energy boost to complete your workout. Supplements and powders to the rescue! […]

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Squeeze Fitness Into Your Workday with FitChimp

Did you know the average person sits for more than nine hours each day? It’s often said that the key to longevity is being active and not sitting for long periods at a time. But getting physical activity can be especially difficult when you sit at a desk all day. Austin-based startup FitChimp has a solution to […]

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Hula Hooping for Adults Will Whittle Your Waist

Relive your childhood summers with this fun hula hoop workout! Hoopnotica is a new online company offering hula hoops for adults. While it feels like play, hula hooping burns roughly 420 calories per hour, according to the American Council on Exercise. You can buy a toy hula hoop anywhere but those are made for children. […]

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Wello Purchased By Weight Watchers: What Will Happen Now?

I’m a big fan of the concept of Wello — a website that allows you to workout with a personal trainer via two-way video from anywhere in the world. I’ve done a few session on Wello in the past and really enjoyed the convenience. The sessions are affordable and you can choose from a variety […]

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San Francisco’s Pop-Up Workout Hub Celebrates Grand Opening This Weekend

Back in October I wrote about an Indiegogo campaign to fund a public workout space in San Francisco’s Hayes Valley area. Now that space, in the area called PROXY in Hayes Valley, will celebrate its grand opening this Saturday, June 7th! So, if you live in San Francisco, stop by to check out the fitness […]

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Happy National Running Day!

June 4th is National Running Day — a day to spread the love of running to all and reaffirm your running goals. While you may not have heard of it, it’s easy to get on board with this obscure holiday. The way the National Running Day website describes this unknown day is pretty inspiring: “On this day, longtime […]

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‘Smart Wear’ Workout Shirt Tracks Fitness Metrics With Sensors

Move over wristbands, clothing with built-in technology to track your workouts is the next big things in fitness tracking. About one year ago only a few companies were talking about combining fitness tech and fashion design and now those ideas have sprung to life. Check out the current clothing fitness tech available: OMsignal  The OMsignal T-shirt […]

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MapMyHike MVP Review

Last July, the MapMyFitness suite of apps offered a free trial upgrade to MVP status and I jumped on that offer. After the first free month, I decided to stick with MVP status, which costs about $6 per month and is ad-free. With MVP you can also live track your workouts and share your progress […]

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The Best YouTube Yoga Channels

A day started with yoga is always a good one! But I don’t always have time to hit the gym in the morning, so I reach for my laptop. There are tons of yoga videos on YouTube and many dedicated yoga channels. I’ve tried a lot of them so you don’t have to waste your […]

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How to Soothe Sore Muscles

I took the 30 minute Jillian Michaels workout at Crunch about a year ago and it really kicked my butt. I gave it my all even though at that time I wasn’t working out regularly. I figured I would be sore, take an Epsom salt bath, maybe rub some Tiger Balm on my legs and […]

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